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Full Stack Developer (Digital) - Sheffield

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Employer: University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield is one of the UK’s top universities, with an international reputation for cutting-edge research, teaching excellence and an outstanding student experience.

From our beginnings in 1828 as the Sheffield School of Medicine, we received University Charter status in 1905. Our founding motto of Rerum Cognoscere Causas – “To discover the cause of things” – has been the driving force of our success in world class research and teaching, with outstanding public acknowledgement for our endeavours including several Nobel Prize winners, the award of 4 Queens Anniversary Prizes and numerous accolades and awards for our organisation and staff.

Our standing as a world-class university has been repeatedly confirmed by our excellent performance in rigorous external assessments. The Research Assessment Exercise 2008 confirmed our ranking among the top ten UK research-intensive universities. Our commitment to innovative curriculum development and delivery and “the Sheffield Graduate” experience has been recognised as outstanding and received commendations in our Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) audit. On an international level, we are ranked 24th in Europe and 77th in the world by China’s Shanghai Jiao Tong 2008 academic ranking of world class universities. The Virgin 2009 Alternative Guide to British Universities says: “Sheffield is a top university across the board”.

With around 6,000 staff and 24, 000 students representing more than 120 nationalities, our efforts in discovery benefit from the rich diversity and talent of our university community.
Job details:
The University of Sheffield AMRC builds on the success of the original Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre with Boeing, creating a cluster of industry-focused manufacturing R&D centres and supporting facilities.

The AMRC with Boeing, established in 2001, has grown to become a world-leading centre of advanced machining and materials research for aerospace and other high-value sectors. It has around 70 industrial members, from global giants such as Rolls-Royce, BAE Systems and Messier-Bugatti-Dowty, to local small businesses.

The Nuclear AMRC, established in 2009, applies the same model of collaborative research to the nuclear supply chain. Members include Areva, Westinghouse, Rolls-Royce, Tata Steel and Sheffield Forgemasters.

The AMRC is based on the outskirts of Sheffield one of the greenest cities in England, with 200 woodlands and public parks. The main campus of the University is only 10 minutes’ drive from the Peak district national park.

The Integrated Manufacturing Group (IMG) has grown organically over the last seven years and is expanding further to meet demand from new digitally orientated projects. As the primary group to deliver Factory 2050, the post holder will have hands-on experience with some of the most advanced technologies and companies in the world.
Role responsibilities
The ‘Full Stack Developer’ will assist the Digital Manufacturing team, working as part of an agile team to deliver research projects of 1 to 36 months duration.

Digital Manufacturing is one of three key themes within Factory 2050 and the role will look at ‘the 4th Industrial revolution’ and the development and implementation of Industrial Internet of Things (IoT), Digitally Assisted Assembly (DAA) and Big Data technologies within manufacturing. You will have a good degree in a relevant subject (or equivalent industrial experience). The preferable candidate will be a full stack developer, competent in a number of programming languages and capable taking an application from inception through to delivery.

You will report to the relevant project manager and technical lead for the duration of each project.
Person specification
We are looking for a diverse skill-set, including good organisational skills, and the ability to research, problem solve, design, and implement ideas in a hands-on environment. The successful candidate will have a practical approach, a positive attitude, and be a confident communicator.
Skills & experience
This post is aimed at both recent graduates and applications with relevant experience in a research or industrial environment.
Location: Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Salary: £25,298 - £29,301 (Grade 6)
Advertised until: Closed Sun 19-Feb-2017
Job ref: GY/51554/UOS015239
Eligibility: Candidates must, by the start of their employment, have permission to work in the UK

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